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fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons